Air&Cosmos International Magazine - issue 7

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SPACE LAUNCH ROUNDUP

Launches worldwide, January - March 2019 Date Payload Mission Time (UTC) Weight Target orbit 10 Jan ChinaSat 2D Communications 17:05 5 ,200kg GEO 11 Jan -15:31 Iridium Next 66-75 (Batch n° 8) Communications 19th first stage re-use 167-173, 175, 176 and 180 LEO 33rd first stage recovery 10 × 860kg 15 Jan Payam-e Amirkabir (Autsat 1, Earth observation ? Amir-Kabir 1) - 90kg LEO 18 Jan, 00:50 Rapis 1 (+ 3 cubesats), ~200kg Technology, SSO Risesat (Hodoyoshi 2), ~50kg Earth observation, SSO Microdragon, 50kg Technology, SSO Ale 1, ~68kg Technology, SSO 19 Jan NROL 71/KH-11 17 (Cristal 17/USA 290) Reconnaissance 19:05 13,500-17,000kg LEO 21 Jan, 05:42 Lingque 1A, N/A N/A, LEO Jilin 01-09 and 01-10, 2 × 208kg Earth observation, LEO Xiaoxiang 3, N/A N/A, LEO 24 Jan Microsat-R (+ 1 technology cubesat) Earth observation 18:07 740 kg LEO 5 Feb ? 5 Feb 21:01 21 Feb 16:47 22 Feb -01:45 20th first stage re-use 34th first stage recovery 27 Feb 21:37 2 March - 07:49 34th first stage recovery 9 March 16:28 14 March 19:14 16 March 00:26 22 March 01:50 27 March 10:39 28 March 22:30 31 March 15:50

Launch vehicle Site Flight number Launch pad Long March 3B/G3 Xichang N° 5 (298th Long March) LC-2 Falcon 9 Full Thrust (v1.2/Block 5) Vandenberg N° 47 (67th Falcon 9) SLC-4E Simorgh (Safir 2) N° 3 Epsilon (2) CLPS, N° 4 (2nd CLPS)

Semnan LP-2 Kagoshima, LP-M

Delta 4 Heavy (upgrade) N° 4 (38th Delta 4, 382nd Delta) Long March 11, N° 6 (299th LM)

Vandenberg SLC-6 Jiuquan, SLS-E2

PSLV DL N° 1 (46th PSLV)

Sriharikota N° 1 (FLP)

Safir 1B N° 5 ? Ariane 5 ECA N° 70 (103rd Ariane 5)-VA 247

Semnan LP-1 Guyana Space Centre ELA-3

Dousti 1 (Amitié 1) Earth observation 52kg LEO HS 4/SGS 1 (HellasSat 4/ Communications SaudiGeoSat 1)-6,495kg GEO GSat 31, 2,536kg Communications, GEO EgyptSat A (MisrSat A) Earth observation ~ 1,000kg LEO PSN 6 (Nusantara Satu) Communications 4,735kg GEO Bereshit (ex-Sparrow), 582kg Lunar probe, lunar transfer S5, 60kg Tech demo, GEO OneWeb F6 Communications 6 × 47.7kg LEO

Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat M N° 18 (1,838th R7) Falcon 9 Full Thrust (v1.2/Block 5) N° 48 (68th Falcon 9)

Baikonur LC-31/6 Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-40

Soyuz STB/Fregat M N° 2 (1 839e R7)-VS21

Guyana Space Centre ELS

Crew Dragon DM-1 (SpX DM-1) 12,055kg ChinaSat 6C (ZX 6C) 5,200kg? Soyuz MS 12 / 58S 7,200kg WGS 10 (USA 291) 5,987kg Prisma 879kg Lingque 1B 6kg ? R3D2 150kg Tianlian 2-01 5,200kg?

Falcon 9 Full Thrust (v1.2 / Block 5) N° 49 (69th Falcon 9) Long March 3B / G2 N° 26 (300th Long March) Soyuz FG N° 58 (1,840th R7) Delta 4M+ (5,4) (upgrade) N° 4 (39th Delta 4, 383rd Delta) Vega N° 14 (VV14) OS-M1 N° 1 Electron Curie N° 5 Long March 3B / G2 N° 27 (301st Long March)

Kennedy Space Center LC-39A Xichang LC-3 Baikonur LC-1/5 Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-37B Guyana Space Centre ELV Jiuquan SLS-E2 Mahia LC 1 Xichang LC-2

ISS resupply (LEO) Docked 3rd March 10:51 Communications GSO ISS resupply (LEO) Docked 15th March 01:01 Communications GEO Earth observation LEO N/A LEO Technology LEO Communications GEO

Country

LEO (Low Earth Orbit); SSO (Sun-Synchronous Orbit); MEO (Medium Earth Orbit); GEO (Geostationary Earth Orbit); IGSO (Inclined Geosynchronous Orbit); HEO (High Earth Orbit); ; N/A not available.

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